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  • Men, Women, and Chain Saws by Carol J. Clover
    Men, Women, and Chain Saws (English, Paperback) Carol J. Clover

    From its first publication in 1992, Men, Women, and Chain Saws has offered a groundbreaking perspective on the creativity and influence of horror cinema since the mid-1970s. Investigating the popularity of the low-budget tradition, Carol Clover looks in particular at slasher, occult, and rape-revenge films. Although such movies have been traditionally understood as offering only sadistic pleasures...

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  • The Undiscovered Self by C. G. Jung
    The Undiscovered Self (English, Paperback) C. G. Jung

    Describing dreams as communications from the unconscious, this title explains how the symbols that occur in dreams compensate for repressed emotions and intuitions. It brings together Jung's fully evolved thoughts on the analysis of dreams and the healing of the rift between consciousness and the unconscious.

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  • Timefulness by Marcia Bjornerud
    Timefulness (English, Hardback) Marcia Bjornerud

    Explains why an awareness of Earth's temporal rhythms is critical to planetary survival and offers suggestions for how to create a more time-literate society.

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  • The Lives of Animals by J. M. Coetzee
    The Lives of Animals (English, Paperback) J. M. Coetzee

    The idea of human cruelty to animals so consumes novelist Elizabeth Costello in her later years that she can no longer look another person in the eye: humans, especially meat-eating ones, seem to her to be conspirators in a crime of stupefying magnitude taking place on farms and in slaughterhouses, factories, and laboratories across the world....

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  • Functional Analysis by Elias M. Stein
    Functional Analysis (English, Hardback) Elias M. Stein, Rami Shakarchi

    Beginning with the basic facts of functional analysis, this title looks at Banach spaces, Lp spaces, and distribution theory, and highlights their roles in harmonic analysis. It uses the Baire category theorem to illustrate several points, including the existence of Besicovitch sets.

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  • The Mushroom at the End of the World by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
    The Mushroom at the End of the World (English, Paperback) Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world?and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible delicacy in Japan, where it sometimes commands astronomical prices. In all its contradictions, matsutake offers insights into areas far beyond just...

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  • Just Giving by Rob Reich
    Just Giving (English, Hardback) Rob Reich

    The troubling ethics and politics of philanthropy...

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  • Forms by Caroline Levine
    Forms (English, Paperback) Caroline Levine

    Forms offers a powerful new answer to one of the most pressing problems facing literary, critical, and cultural studies today?how to connect form to political, social, and historical context. Caroline Levine argues that forms organize not only works of art but also political life?and our attempts to know both art and politics. Inescapable and frequently troubling, forms shape every aspect of our...

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  • Mastering 'Metrics by Joshua David Angrist
    Mastering 'Metrics (English, Paperback) Joshua David Angrist, Jorn-Steffen Pischke

    "Applied econometrics, known to aficionados as 'metrics, is the original data science. 'Metrics encompasses the statistical methods economists use to untangle cause and effect in human affairs. Through accessible discussion and with a dose of kung fu-themed humor, Mastering 'Metrics presents the essential tools of econometric research and demonstrates why econometrics is exciting and useful.The...

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  • Animals of the Serengeti by Adam Scott Kennedy
    Animals of the Serengeti (English, Paperback) Adam Scott Kennedy, Vicki Kennedy

    Containing 146 color photos, this book looks at the mammals and reptiles most likely to be encountered in the world-famous Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. It includes 89 species of mammal and reptile.

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  • Workers' Tales by Michael Rosen
    Workers' Tales (English, Paperback) Michael Rosen

    In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, unique tales inspired by traditional literary forms appeared frequently in socialist-leaning British periodicals. Acclaimed critic and author Rosen collects more than 40 of the best and most enduring examples of these stories in one beautiful volume.

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  • The Origins and History of Consciousness by Erich Neumann
    The Origins and History of Consciousness (English, Paperback) Erich Neumann

    The Origins and History of Consciousness draws on a full range of world mythology to show how individual consciousness undergoes the same archetypal stages of development as human consciousness as a whole. Erich Neumann was one of C. G. Jung's most creative students and a renowned practitioner of analytical psychology in his own right. In this influential book, Neumann shows how the stages begin...

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  • Mostly Harmless Econometrics by J.D. Angrist
    Mostly Harmless Econometrics (English, Paperback) J.D. Angrist, Jorn-Steffen Pischke

    Shows how the basic tools of applied econometrics allow the data to speak. This book covers regression-discontinuity designs and quantile regression - as well as how to get standard errors right. It is suitable for various areas in contemporary social science.

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  • The Enchantment of Modern Life by Jane Bennett
    The Enchantment of Modern Life (English, Paperback) Jane Bennett

    It is a commonplace that the modern world cannot be experienced as enchanted - that the very concept of enchantment belongs to past ages of superstition. This title challenges that view. It seeks to rehabilitate enchantment, showing not only how it is possible to experience wonder, but how such experience is crucial to motivating ethical behavior.

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  • Images and Symbols by Mircea Eliade
    Images and Symbols (English, Paperback) Mircea Eliade

    Shows that myth and symbol constitute a mode of thought that not only came before that of discursive and logical reasoning, but is an essential function of human consciousness. The author analyzes powerful and ubiquitous symbols that have ruled the mythological thinking of East and West in many times and at many levels of cultural development.

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  • Empires of the Weak by Jason Sharman
    Empires of the Weak (English, Hardback) Jason Sharman

    How the rise of the West was a temporary exception to the predominant world order...

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  • Friction by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
    Friction (English, Paperback) Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Challenging the view that globalization signifies a 'clash' of cultures, this book here develops friction in its place as a metaphor for the conflicting social interactions that make up our contemporary world. It shows how creative cultural differences are in the grip of worldly encounter, and how it is overlooked in theories of the global.

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  • On Weaving by Anni Albers
    On Weaving (English, Hardback) Anni Albers

    The classic book on the art and history of weaving?now expanded and in full color...

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  • How to Be Free by Epictetus
    How to Be Free (English, Hardback) Epictetus

    A new edition of Epictetus' famed handbook on Stoicism has been translated by one of the world's leading authorities on Stoic philosophy.

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  • 1177 B.C. by Eric H. Cline
    1177 B.C. (English, Paperback) Eric H. Cline

    In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt and cataclysmic end. Kingdoms fell like dominoes over the course of...

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